"Grow your greens. Consumers demand more and more for transparency and information about origin, quality and sustainability in the production chains of their foods. At the same time there is an increasing loss of confidence in the commercial food industries.Moreover, the decentralized cultivation of conventional vegetables and the transportation and packing involved are turning the originally natural good into an environmentally harmful product."
"LeuchtNatur is a German producer of high-quality designer and luxury lighting. The focus when developing every new product is on sustainability, ensuring the creation of extremely robust and energy-efficient lights. We bring contemporary design coupled with natural materials to your living space and conjure up a pleasant and cosy atmosphere with our special wood coverings. "
"Windflock is a flexible „add-on“ system made of mini windmills. In low height areas the wind force not sufficiently strong enough to power an usual wind turbine. The small modules require far less windpower and are able to cover the electricity demand of an average household. Advantages: -Integrable into architecture -Individually adjustable -low production, transportation, acquisition and installation costs -360° axle rotation for direct response to wind conditions."
Die Giraffensavanne im Münchner Tierpark Hellabrunn
The Giraffe House, designed by the architects at Berlin-based dan pearlman, looks as if it’s been part of the Isar wetlands for decades. Perfectly attuned to its surroundings, it is not only transparent but also open and bright. Sustainability also plays a major role. The central design principle involved eliminating the spatial boundaries between landscape and architecture as well as between visitors and animals.
Carbon6 Water Glasses help families consider the interplay of materials, product function, and environmental sustainability with each sip of water, milk and tea. The set of six includes one each in aluminum, ceramic, polypropylene, polyethylene, primary glass and recycled glass. Each drinking vessel is designed to have exactly – and provocatively – the same environmental impact as its mates.
Rethinking an everyday product and optimising its sustainability - this was the basic idea behind the development of the innovative manual brush TIO. The result shows a consequent design and communicates the sustainable approach in an aesthetic manner, without neglecting the important aspect of dental care. The implementation of bioplastics made from renewable resources combined with an intelligent product- and packaging design, reduces CO2 emissions and moreover saves valuable resources.
"Giroflex 313 (g313) is the first fully fledged office chair that adjusts itself completely automatically to the weight of its respective users. This chair sets standards for the new working environments. The For workplaces shared by several people this is a noticeable gain in comfort and efficiency. The giroflex 313 is available as a swivel chair or as a conference chair. Its high degree of sustainability is confirmed by the Cradle to Cradle certificate.
The fully automatic coffee machine JURA F9 prepares 14 different specialities like espresso, latte macchiato or a fancy flat white at the push of a button and lets individual coffee dreams come true. The F9 convinces with extremely low power consumption and belongs to the category “better than energy efficiency class A” according to the Swiss FEA classification. The clean and timeless design of the automatic coffee machine embodies its sustainability not only technologically but also…
"The healthy and sustainable protein alternative! The rise in the worldwide population demands to rethink our daily food. Hempprotein powder offers a sustainable way of protein sustenance. It contains twice as much protein as beef and is very easy to digest. With all 23 amino acids included, it is the perfect protein for humans. Hemp is very resistant and doesn’t need any pesticides to grow."
"A natural fiber compound, ahead of its time. For more than 15 years of research and development Resysta International GmbH has been targeting the establishment of a sustainable and globally uniform material standard. The result: A Natural fiber-Polymer-Composite, that uses a natural waste product (rice husks) to create an alternative to the material wood. Extrudable, long-lasting, requiring low maintenance and 100% recyclable. "